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    February 21, 2013
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>> family, friends and well wisher gather to say goodbye to a 13-year-old murder victim while her accused killer answers charges in court. amy is live in fairfield. >> the arraignment was supposed to happen last week but poet pointed because the defense needed more time and now scheduled for today. also today is the victim's funeral. a public funeral will be held today if janell conway allen at the benicia cemetery. the body was found three weeks ago in the park. she was last seen getting off the school bus. police have not said what they think the motive was. they do believe anthony lamar jones killed her. he is also accused of kidnap willing, lewd acts on a child, and rape and he could get the death penalty if convicted but
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the prosecution have not said if they will seek the death penalty. his wife has described him as a violent man saying she was afraid of him. she got a restraining order against him a few days before she disappeared. she described hip as violent and stubbed and was fearing for her life. he is due in court at 8:30 this morning and is held in jail without bail. >> new this morning when south africa, a stunning twist in the murder case facing "blade runner" oscar pistorius with the lead investigator facing his own legal trouble, attempted murder. oscar pistorius is losing a key sponsor here in the united states. abc7 news reporter is tracking all the developments from the newsroom. >> oscar pistorius will spend another night in jail. the prosecution is now starting their closing arguments in the bail hearing and a reporter inside the south africa court says the judge will not make a
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decision today. if it is any indication how he is leaning the judge has been asking questions this morning about oscar pistorius prior violent behavior including firing a gun in a restaurant. the defense maintained he is not a flight risk. the lead investigator for the prosecution being charged with seven counts of attempted murder is a blow to the credibility of the premeditated murder case. he is facing those charges and is accused of shooting at a minivan in 2011 and his court appearance is scheduled for may. the prosecution is saying they didn't know about it. on "good morning america", they are saying his creditability is key because he is testify about the ballistics. >> it is important as to premeditation, were the bullets coming from above and he could be wearing his legs or below which means his story which he wasn't wearing them. all very important questions because premeditation is crucial with regard to this bail.
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>> if the judge believes premeditation it will be very hard for oscar pistorius to get bail. the defense says there is no proof of murder and attorneys say if oscar pistorius wanted to kill reeva steenkamp he could is done it in the bedroom and after the shooting he carried her down stairs desperate to save her. also, an announcement about sponsorship, my key is suspending the contract saying "oscar pistorius should be afforded due process." police in the north bay believe two other people connected to a triple homicide in sonoma county are still lose, two men that are associated of the man in custody after being arrested in alabama last week but he is thought to have accomplices. three men were killed in a home in forestville while trying to purchase a large amount of marijuana. investigators have released a photo of this truck they believe
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could be linked to the killings. >> berkeley police looking for three women who attacked two other women near the cal campus on friday night near prospect street. the two female victims were walking down the street and three other women tried to problem them. the victims tried to run appear but the attackers grabbed a victim, punched her in the face, and knocked her to the backgrounds and used upper spray and a male passerby and the attackers ran off. the victims are okay and anyone with information is asked to call the berkeley police. in san francisco a rally is planned at city college of san francisco and members of the save city college of san francisco coalition want the board of trustees to reverse cuts to class and services, staff and faculty saying the board refused to include them in discussions on the accreditation and budget crisis that the school has been undergoing since last few. >> also in san francisco today a board supervisors committee is set to consider two gun control measures proposed by the mayor
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and supervisor. the "san francisco chronicle" reports that a measure would require ammunition dealers to contact the chief of police when anyone in san francisco buys more than 500 rounds in a single transaction and the other proposal makes it a crime to sell ammunition designated only for law enforcement or military agencies. >> the white house has released first lady michelle obama's official portrait. that is next. >> california said yes to governor brown's tax hike initiative and now the impact it has on his popularity across the state. >> live picture from outside, walnut creek with traffic moving fine. it looks clear and dry. days of g
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>> we are back at 6:10 on this thursday, with a beautiful picture from our roof cameras you can see a few clouds but it is a dry start. the clouds and the winds are a reason why we are warmer this morning but we will top out pretty much the same as yesterday upper 50's to low 60's and mid-to-upper 50's along the coast where it will be breezy and some of the breezes will filter into our neighborhoods in the afternoon. tomorrow is sunny and a lot like yesterday with cloud cover seeing an increase on saturday with the temperatures holding steady and more warmth and sunshine for sunday and low-to-mid 60's away from the beeps in the upper 50's.
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you can mark 610 on thursday at the time the lights went on at the bay bridge toll plaza with backup beyond the first overcrossing and car pool lanes are moving fine with sluggish traffic on upper deck. and company here on the san mateo bridge, westbound, brake lights along the flat section, and it picks upen at high-rise and toward san mateo with no delays leader and we still have ace train 100 running 25 minutes behind and ace train 3 reporting six-minute delays but no other mass transit issues. >> 6:11. the governor brown is enjoying a new wave of popularity, and a poll shows 57 percent of those in california approve of his job performance and 31 percent disapprove compared to late october when only 46 percent in california gave brown the thumb's up, showing passage of proposition 30 which raised
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taxes in california did have appear impact and that has improved the state's budget situation. for the first time in six years most california voters think the state is headed in the right direction. >> children and calories ahead, what a new poll reveals of the health of america's kids. >> you probably have seen this official portrait of the first laid but we will show you the
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>> cupertino, concord, wine country, and all the bay area, this is abc7 news. >> 6:14. napa is the cooler spot at 33
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and 41 in santa rosa and 40 at novato and san francisco at 46 and san carlos and fremont at 41, and oakland at 43 and hayward 39 and los gatos and concord at 38 right now. through today, it will not be quite is private as it was yesterday during the afternoon hours, maybe more cloud cover but in the mid-50's with a lot of sun at noon and low 50's at the coast at 4:00, and near 60 for the prosecute of us and upper 40's to mid-50's by 7:00. have a great day. eric? >> new this morning in health news, a just released study finds children consuming fewer calories than a decade ago and the new numbers show the average boy ate 2,100 calories in 2010, a 7 percent drop from the decade prior. girls ate 1,755 calorie as day in 2010, a 4 percent drop. part of the reason for the decrease is children are eating
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fewer carbs. from southern california, a san diego county school district is now facing a new lawsuit because it offers yoga classes to students. the parents argue that yoga classes in the school district are religious and a violation of the separation of church and state. the officials say they are not teaching religion and called classes part of the physical fitness program and adds they no plans to get rids of the yoga classes. >> in royal news, is prince harry in love? sorry, ladies, he could be off the market. for now. he was spotted with the new flame at an exclusive ski resort in switzerland. they started day dating in may of last year but this is the first time they have been photographed together. "good morning america" will have much more on the lovebirds at 7:00 and the relationship they are working so hard to keep a secret. >> the white house is not a secret has released the first lady's new more -- portrait.
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it was taken in the white house friend room. you can compare with her previous official portrait with her much talked about new bangs this is start add trend and she referred to as being the mid-life crisis. but it works. she looks great no matter what. >> cheaper than a sports car. >> now the weather forecast. >> easier to maintain. >> a little hair spray and gel, all good. >> now, everyone, a little bit quieter, you can probably put appear the wet weather gear for a while with an extended period of dry weather as the storm systems are sliding to the east with this morning's storm system moving through the sierra
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bringing higher elevation snow there and some rain around modesto that is moving away from us toward fresno. with that, we will still have partly cloudy conditions today and it will be breezy away from the beaches where it was breezy yesterday. brightest and warmest weather this weekend is sunday and an extended dry period coming our way. here is 87 near the shark tank in san jose and talk about temperatures compared to average it will be cooler today from one degree cooler at napa at 61 and 60 in livermore and oakland, and 59 in san francisco and redwood city tops out at 60, and san jose should be the warmest at 65, only 61 degrees about four degrees cooler-than-average. now a look at what is going on, the low from usually this week, you can see how it snows yesterday, they had several inches down in tucson in the hills around tucson.
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very unusual. that is why we have golf there. the low is bringing the mountain know and valley rain to our east and it will continue sliding down the south and it will drag in a few more clouds in the afternoon but the storm track, the bulk of it, the jet stream is well to the north and east so we have the extended period of dry weather. we talk about san jose 61 and everyone else is around 60, and 63 at santa cruz and on the peninsula we have mid-to-upper 50's from millbrae and san mateo and mid-to-upper 50's along the coast to downtown and south san francisco and upper 50's to mid-60's from sausalito to santa rosa at 63 and east bay shore in the upper 50's to near 60 and san ramon and everyone else in the low 60's in the east bay valley. tonight, we have a better chance of frost, less cloud cover, less breezy and cooler conditions when you step outside tomorrow, low to you per 30's inland and upper 30's to 40's around the bay shore more clouds for
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saturday but it looks dry and sunday check out the temperatures, the warmest we have, in the entire seven-day outlook. >> walnut creek now, southbound, 680, looking good, a few brake lights reaching the 24 junction but otherwise traffic is slowing from walnut creek and through the san ramon valley and from san rafael, the marin ymca and making the curve at this area it is looking good, crowded but no delays to the bridge. bart and muni and everyone on time but ace train one is running 25 minutes late and number he is running ten minutes late from tracy with road work in lane south 2 gadget -- 280 with slow traffic at daly city. >> an elderly woman on the peninsula scared off a burglar who entered her home part of a new trend.
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>> and apple has a smartphone feature that recognizes your voice but what about those customers that do not have an iphone. we check out the popular alternate apps. >> today on "katie" prepare to be grossed out we are revealing some of the dirty secrets of restaurants, hotels, beauty restaurants, hotels, beauty salons and the [ male announcer ] this one goes out to all the allergy muddlers. you know who you are. you can part a crowd, without saying a word... if you have yet to master the quiet sneeze... you stash tissues like a squirrel stashes nuts... well muddlers, muddle no more. try zyrtec®. it gives you powerful allergy relief. and zyrtec® is different than claritin® because zyrtec® starts working at hour one on the first day you take it. claritin® doesn't start working until hour three. zyrtec®. love the air.
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>> almost 6:24 and where the snow is over right now to the north but you look at live doppler 7 hd kirkwood is getting snow and this is slide down to the south with lower elevation rain is also possible from the system as it slighted away from this area and it is starting to fall apart. we will have temperatures in the upper 50's to low 60's with clouds through the central valley and 41 in tahoe with the snow ending by 10:00 and we will have mostly sunshine and maybe a few more clouds around san diego and los angeles and mountain snow possible there with temperatures in the low-to-mid 60's in the cities. kristen and eric? >> it is now 6:24. a voice recognition on apple's iphone is convenient and fun but now there is serious competition. >> consumer reports partnered with 7 on your side to partner with apps with the same features.
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michael finney has the results. >> apple's voice recognition brought if a new era of smartphone technology and now apps are trying to get if on that. consumer reports took a look to see how the leading apps stack up. >> are is the nearest a.t.m.? >> he loves the were acclaim voice recognition feature. >> i can ask, where is the near it coffee shop? >> top examples voice recognition apps robin and speak to it and you can download them on your 15 for free. "speak to it" is veil on several platforms including iphone and "robin" is for the droid platform. >> both do well with some requests. >> navigate home. >> absolutely. looking for directions to home. >> show me pictures of the eiffel tower. >> new picture for you. >> both struggle with other
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questions. >> how were is three plus six. >> let's ask google. >> set up a meeting at 6:00. >> could think i'm qualified to answer that yet. >> apple, on the other hand, has no problems with similar requests. >> i scheduled the event for 4:30 p.m. tomorrow. >> it can add. it remains the voice recognition standout. >> apple is hard wired and had more access to personal information and that is an edge the other apps can not compete with yet. >> tyler grows. >> where is the nearest coffeeship? >> i found 14 coffee shops, five are fairly close to you. >> if you don't have an iphone with apple, downloading a free app gives you some voice recognition capability. "speak to it" is the best so far. it works on iphone and droid.
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>> bay area cities are invited to bid for the summer olympic games. ahead at 6:30 the mayor who is saying that will not happen. >> a burglar enters a home and gets an unexpected surprise but is part of a growing problem. >> oakland a's could be a step closer to moving here to san jose with new developments ahead. and you can see the bay bridge metering lights turned on at 6:03 with a ten to 12-minute delay behind the toll plaza and then bake lights on the upper deck moving into san francisco. that is ahead after
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>> live from the kgo-tv broadcast center this is abc7
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news. >> good thursday morning. it is a cold morning. now, this is looking at the bay, a gorgeous sunrise happening, so you want to take a close along but put open a jacket. >> indeed. that was a picture postcard shot. we will see what we have weather-wise. mike? >> clouds are around but nothing falling from them. it is dry on live doppler 7 hd. we will talk about what will happen around the bay today. we are starting off with mainly sunny conditions with the clouds to the east and south. 41 degrees. mostly sunny at noon. in mid-50's. a few more clouds in the afternoon like yesterday, maybe a few more and upper 50's and clearing out for the evening with temperature around 53. we are starting off with cloud cover inland so there is less frost mainly in the mid-to-upper 30's with sunshine and mild temperatures at lunch and 55 degrees and sunny and clouds in
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the afternoon from 60 at 4:00 to 50 by 7:00. if you are out on the coast it feels breezy and more is today starting off in the mid-50's and mid-40's, excuse me, by mid-50's by noon and low 50's by 4:00 and stars in the evening hours but you need a heavy coat and it will be cooler at 48 degrees. sue? >> it is busy but in real problems on your east shore commute beyond golden gate bridge and the evercrossing, a solid stream of headlights but it is moving. i notice on the right side of the roadway eastbound direction, some sort of emergency flashers and stalled vehicle and traffic is getting by without delay. now, west 24 at tunnel road first report of an accident from the town them. we will until this. >> the oakland a's owner has made it no secret he wants to move the team from the colisieum
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to san jose. major league baseball is respond ing. what is the league doing, cornell? >> if you like the sound of the san jose a's it could be good news. four years ago, the a's made it clear they want to move to san jose. folks at city hall have been trying to make that happen since then. major league baseball is giving the deal a tentative green light to play ball. "los angeles times" is told that baseball commissioner has provided them with tentative guidelines for a potential move to san jose but it doesn't mean this is a done deal but if the a's can satisfy concerns of the league office, the commissioner may let club owners approve the move. the a's have already pledged to pay for a $500 million ballpark in downtown san jose. major league baseball's biggest concern likely the fact that the giants still hold territory rights to san jose and don't
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want the a's to relocate or build a ball pack here for that matter. they made that clear. so far, no comment from the giants or the a's on the big move this morning which appears to be moving forward. live in san jose this morning for abc7 news. >> also new this morning, east bay police are still looking for a suspected gunman after they found he was not inside a home they thought he was barricade him. officers surrounded the house in berkeley when they moved in at 1:00 o'clock a.m. they found the home empty. police were looking for a man involved in an early argument where a shot was fired and officers found a car connected to the crime and took the suspected gunman's uncle into custody. >> police are alerting residents about burglars with ten bay area cities hit by burglars or home invasion robbers. yesterday an 88-year-old woman scared off a burglar who endeavored is her home. someone rang her doorbell and she get to the door this was no
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one there but she heard a noise in the basement and checked it out. >> she opened the door to the stairwell and the burglar was standing at the top the stairs and both were surprised. she challenged him and asked what he was doing in the house and he turned and ran down the stair and fled from house. >> ripping the bell is part of the ruse, they will office garden services but if no one answer they force entry from the back of the house much the suspect is described as hispanic man in his 30's with a stocky build and 5' 8" with a blackjack debt and dan ashley was the only bay area journalist do speak with president obama one on one and asked the president if his administration is going to urge the supreme court to overturn the california ban on same-sex marriage after he raised
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expectations among opponents of proposition 8 when he spoke of equality for gays and his babies during the inaugural address a month ago. >> to be debated on considered in the supreme court next month, what will your administration do? >> the solicitor general is still looking at this, and i have to make sure i am not intersecting myself too much into this process particularly when we are not party to the case. i can tell you obviously my personal view which is that same-sex couples should have the same rights and be treated like everyone else. >> the justice department has until official 28 to file a friend of the court before. you can see the entire interview dan conducted with president obama and he covers silicon valley and golfing with tiger woods. >> new poll shows pope benedict is leave the post on a positive note. a new washington post/abc news poll shows that 76 percent of catholics view the pope fairly
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and only 14 percent rate the pontiff unfavorable. his popularity lags behind that the predecessor john paul ii who before his death in early 2005 was seen favorable by 87 percent of catholics. pope benedict is stepping down next week. >> a chip maker is planning a $300 million expansion in santa clara to begin in june on a new state-of-the-art campus near their current santa clara base. the 24 acre site will have two buildings totaling a million square feet. the company is best then if products that enable high performance grabs in interactive computer games. thousands of employees are expected to be hired to work at 9 new headquarters. >> the olympic committee wants did necessity if san francisco
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and san jose want to host the 2024 games. the cool reception from the mayors. >> case unravelling the stunning twist in the oscar pistorius murder cases while you were sleeping and a company anything a big decision about his fate. >> san mateo bridge traffic is moving okay right here and traffic and weather together, traffic and weather together, next, as the morning news(womang to give a breast cancer survivor a lifetime-- that's definitely a fair trade. whoo! you walk with friends, you meet new friends, and you keep those friendships. it was such a beautiful experience. (woman) ♪ and it's beautiful ♪ undeniable (woman) why walk 60 miles in the boldest breast cancer event in history? because everyone deserves a lifetime. visit the3day.org to register or to request more information today. ♪ burning like a fire ♪ building up from deep inside it was 3 days of pure joy.
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>> we have breaking news from lows vacation after three were killed and three injured after a shooting. you can see a multi-car accident on the las vegas strip near the bali's casino at 4:20 this morning. there was a shootout between two cars as they drove down the strip and that set off a multi-car accident and you can see the result with three dead
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this morning. this is breaking if las vegas. >> a one car looks like it burst into flames and had to be put out. more on that coming up. right now, more on the weather forecast. >> thank you, everyone, at 6:40. i will focus on the sky. sue will tell you about the backup at the bay bridge toll plaza. we have a few clouds at emeryville and albany and these are all sliding down to the southeast. so it is quiet morning outside. temperatures this afternoon are going to run in the upper 50's to low 60's in most areas with a few clouds live yesterday afternoon, at the coast we will be in the mid-to-upper 50's and breezy and probably more so than yesterday. now, as we head into, say, tomorrow, we will talk about temperatures running in the 60's again and it will be warmer by sunday. sue? >> first we go to martinez where we have a problem southbound 680, a truck carrying metal in the back of it it lost a load
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and a windshield of the car following it and now you have debris if lines southbound 680, the car and the truck are off to the shoulder and c.h.p. may need to run a traffic break to get out the debris and an accident on the right shoulder westbound 24 coming out of this area with ace train number one delay moving toward san jose and train number three, minor delays and as mike pointed out a backup at the bay bridge with metering lights on and sluggish on the upper deck with a 15 minute wait to get to the tolls. >> san jose mayor is dismissing a letter from the olympic committee asking if the city is interested in host the 2024 summer games. he tells the "san jose mercury news" would be too much money for a city that still struggling to keep the libraries on and police officers on the street. they sent a letter to san francisco mayor and he says the letter is under review.
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>> the oscars are days away, ahead the big promise the show's produceers are making. >> trading is underway on wall street and we go to the new york stock exchange where jane king will tell us how it is starting off this morning. >> live from the newsroom with stunning developments from south africa, the lead investigator in the case is charged with a violent crime of his own as the prosecution tries to prove oscar
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>> los altos, petaluma and all the bay area this is abc7 news. >> here is what is going on with tahoe. we have snow pulling away from tahoe on 50 where sue says you need chains.
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and near kirkwood on 88 headed to lake alpine on highway four, sliding away, scattered snow showers and a couple of inches are possible and we had valley rain but that is also starting to dry a we speak. in the afternoon it will be cloudy and 41 in tahoe and partly cloudy through the valley and headed to los angeles and san diego you can see higher elevation rain and mountain snow but below it will be 60 in san diego and 65 in los angeles. >> 6:45. the third day of oscar pistorius bail hearing has ended and still no decision from the judge as to whether he will go free while awaiting trail. the prosecution today is reeling from a major blow to the case and katie marzullo is live in the newsroom with that. >> the lead investigator if the prosecution, is being charged with seven counts of attempted murder. he and two other officers are
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accused of shooting at a van back in 2011 and the court appearance is scheduled for may. the prosecution this morning say they do not know anything about it. it is a blow to the merits of the premeditated murder case as our legal appear list -- analyst explains because he is an expert on ballistics which could show premeditation. if the judge believes there is premeditation it will be hard for oscar pistorius to get bail. the defense says there is in proof of murder here and an interesting point that came up this morning, the prosecution has implied that reeva steenkamp was in the bat room with the door locked because she was hiding in fear from oscar pistorius but the defense is refuting that saying she locked the door after oscar pistorius yelled there was an intruder in the house and the judge asked, wouldn't reeva steenkamp have called out after hearing that wanting from oscar pistorius.
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nike is suspending their contract with oscar pistorius saying he should be afforded due process. the bail hearing resumes tomorrow morning. >> oscar producers are revealing details about the ceremony and the host is teaming up with a special closing musical performance. it will happen right after the best picture award and producers say it will be a can't miss moment. the coverage begins at 2:00 p.m. with the stars arriving at 4:00 with oscar red carpet live and a big show at 5:30 and then a re-cap of the biggest moment and the path to all after parties with otrc at the out cars and you can countdown dot big night with our official oscars app and the big stage pass gives you the best access with a dozen cameras and streaming video and from the
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red carpet with the oscars experience by downloading the app available for iphone and ipad and droid and kindle fire. the oscars party is on the facebook and you are invited, all you have to do to get your invitation is to like us on facebook and hang out with 95,000 other bay area fans to post your opinion on all the fashion flops, the snubs and surprises, so rsvp today. >> bring your "a" game if you are singing with kristen. >> carnival is hit with a lawsuit over the fire on triumph ship. >> local company is now warren buffett's biggest holding. >> jane? >> hello. we knew this was coming, carnival, stranding people for days without electricity and proper senator station is hit with a class action lawsuit. they failed to provide a sea
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worthy ship and the conditions on the ship could have resulted in injury or disease. they want more than $500 they are being offered. the power back knocked out and passengers what no electricity or adequate sanitation for five days. twitter is taking a big step to making big money investors expected opening up blogging platform to third party sales of advertising and twitter will now let five other companies sell promoted tweets including adobe. >> now, how is the market this morning? there is pressure because of a down day yesterday and we are extending that this morning with the dow down 60 points and. silicon valley index is down. wells fargo has displayed coca-cola as the top holding for warren buffett according to second filings. he has been adding to the
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investment if years holding 400 million shares worth $15.5 billion. safe way supermarket has a way to pay less in car fees testing their own debit card, saying fast forward debit is livened to a checking cot and store loyalty cards and they say it will offer security and con season conference and saving to pass on to shoppers. >> breaking news in the oscar pistorius case and back to abc7 news reporter, katie marzullo. >> this just came in, the police service has decided to take the lead investigator on the case off of the case. as i just reported he is facing his own charges, seven counts of attempted murder for shooting at a van in 2011 so the police department deciding his credibility was a detriment to the case and they have decided to take him off the case.
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we do not know what that will mean for the case moving forward still with the bail hearing we are far away from what will be the premeditated murder trial. kristen and eric? >> thank you. more interesting as time goes on. >> that is like one of the tv shows, a twist you didn't see coming. >> now, the weather. something less weird than weather, live doppler 7 hd you can see it is dry. good news for the travels around. you can see as we look from mount tamalpais, sausalito, and san francisco the background is breezy in the higher elevations and sunny with 46, and in san francisco, 43, and san jose is 34 and palo alto and walnut creek at 35 and frost around napa at 32 degrees and the breeze is keeping our temperatures up as we look from our roof camera back to the port of oakland and santa rosa is 39
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and a temperature of 40 in fairfield and los gatos is 36. here is what is happening, partly cloudy and breezy day, and temperatures below average, pittest and warmest day if you is plans is sunday and we don't have any rain in the seven-day outlook. our temperatures compared to 24 hours ago we are going to be in the upper 50's to low 60's so we will build anywhere from one degree to three degrees warmer and tonight in the mid-to-upper 30's inland and mid-40's around the bay so frost is less likely tomorrow, sunny and temperatures are the same and partly cloudy saturday, and sunshine and warm irweather on sunday and monday, tuesday, wednesday, a chance of clouds but not rain. have a great day. sue? >> we are going to the bay bridge with reports of an accident on the left hand shoulder beyond the toll plaza the incline section with traffic
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moving nicely and no brake lights and no issues on the when portion of the span everything is looking good but we have a delay behind the poll because of the metering lights, at livermore, reports of an accident blocking a lane of traffic and in hayward a couple of stalls near a street with slow traffic beyond 92. kristen and eric? >> it is now 6:53. ahead five things to know before you go. the abc7 morning news is
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>> as we are read to hand things off to "good morning america" five things to know before you go. funeral services are held for a thin year old janell conway allen at the cemetery at 1:00 o'clock found dead at a popular fairfield park. the suspect in the case, 32-year-old anthony lamar jones will be in court today when he is expected to enter a plea.
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>> breaking news in the oscar pistorius murder case. authorities in south africa announcing that the chief investigator has been removed from the case. he is accuses of attempted murder himself. the investigator suspected of opening fire on a minivan loaded with people while drunk and oscar pistorius is waiting to learn if he will be released on bail. >> the man accused of threatening state senator leland yee will be in court. everett basham faces ten felony counts. investigators fund three assault weapons at his house along with explosive materials which were detonated. >> a new field poll shows 5 percent of those in california approve of the governor's performance up citizen points from four months ago. >> major league baseball has given oakland a's tentative guide lines for moving the team to san jose. according to the "los angeles times" the guidelines do not mean they will move but if all
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guidelines are met the commissioner could let the club owners weigh in and the giants still hold territorial rights to san jose. >> final check on the accweather forecast. mike? >> check out this beautiful picture, high definition camera looking across the bay bridge and treasure island, all the way to san francisco, love the three difficult mentions you can see. temperatures are running from 39 in san leandro and palo alto 37 and walnut creek 35 and as we head to the afternoon we will have clouds upper 50's to low 60's and breezy and the coast mid-to-upper fists. sue? >> at the bay bridge toll plaza, metering lights are on and traffic is now backing toward the macarthur maze and we just saw a moment ago with the shot on the upper deck traffic is moving nicely with reports of an accident on the left hand shoulder after the toll but we were unable to locate that when we looked at the live shot. we have an accident partly blocking the lane in livermore
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west 580, you can see slow traffic from the central valley up and over the a pass and it remains slow through the livermore and pleasanton area through the 680 yucks it is picking up there and southbound 880, a stall blocking the right lane of traffic and don't forget ace train one is running behind and ace train three is five minutes behind and no other mass transit problems. >> the morning news continues in 25 minutes with news, weather and traffic during "good morning america". and there will build more on prince harry's new girlfriend.
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good morning, america. breaking news. bombshell twist in the case of oscar pistorius. the lead detective revealed to be facing seven counts of murder himself. will he now be dropped from the case? and does it taint the evidence he gathered against the olympic hero? also breaking. a massive winter storm slamming half the country. at least 30 million people in its path. 20 states, from new mexico to virginia, under watches and warnings right now. up to a foot of snow expected. caught on tape. parent outrage at the airport.
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the 3-year-old girl crying in her wheelchair during a run-in with the tsa. her mom captures it all on camera. did they go too far with little lucy? or were they just doing their jobs? ♪ i'm on the edge breaking overnight, lady gaga says she's fine. the superstar just emerging from major surgery, hospitalized for her hip injury. now revealing how she's feeling. and the big question, now, will she dance again? and good morning, america. happy thursday to all of you. and thank you to everyone who joined us yesterday. what a special reunion. robin, back, five months to the day of her bone marrow transplant. now, just another thursday, robin. >> that's exactly what i want.

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